Family Support Coordinator (FSC)
Various US Locations
Planned Systems International is looking to staff numerous position within the United States and abroad in support of US Special Operations Command Preservation of the Force and Family (SOCOM POTFF). POTFF's mission is accomplished by increasing the physical, mental, social, and spiritual capacity of the SOF over their careers, decreasing the rate of physical and emotional injuries from all causes and significantly accelerating return to duty times. POTFF bases its programs and initiatives on four key domains: Human Performance Program (HPP), Psychological Performance Program (PPP), Spiritual Performance Program, and the Social Performance Program.
One of the critical components of this personal service contract is building a resilient force that includes a robust assessment and selection program of contractor personnel that are best suited for the operational demands and challenges that an assignment to SOCOM provides. Additionally, performance under this contract may require all employees to ride on watercraft, aircraft, and other vehicles utilized by special operation units to accomplish their missions. This first-hand experience and observation will provide contractor employees a better understanding of SOF members' physical and mental aptitude. This experience would assist the contractor employees in providing targeted/tailored support services.
Essential Functional and Job Responsibilities:
The FSC is responsible for comprehensive and effective coordination, development, and evaluation of programs and services that contribute directly and positively to preservation of the assigned unit's force and families.
FSCs are assigned to USSOCOM component commands and serve as the FSC for commands at multiple levels and in multiple locations.
Programs coordinated by FSCs may be Special Operations specific or sponsored by the Department of Defense organizations, military service or civilian entities.
The candidate shall identify and document program/service needs and evaluation data.
The candidate shall gather and compile needs and evaluation input from customer populations by tapping existing resources where available, e.g. focus group and or unit meetings convened by leadership; POTFF Family Resilience Program evaluation results; trend information from POTFF Psychologists, Chaplains, Ombudsmen, Family Readiness Group (FRG) staff; and website utilization patterns.
The candidate shall develop needs based programming to serve specific demographic groups and geographic locations. The candidate shall lead and/or assist in the coordination and/or development of official processes, functions and networking opportunities for subpopulations served. Examples include: (1) Welcome, indoctrination, and mentorship programs for new spouses. (2) Resource Fairs, Deployment Support Briefs, and spouse appreciation events. (3) Educational Training (virtual and direct to maximize attendance), e.g., dealing with combat stress; impact of mobilization. (4) Communication protocols, e.g., Protocol for family support outreach to new spouses; protocol for reaching families residing in remote areas. (5) Family Readiness Group training and consultation for commands. (6) Emergency response protocols.
The candidate shall coordinate the provision of programs and services utilizing existing resources from within their assigned commands, DoD and the civilian sector.
The candidate shall assist with the development of standard operating procedures/service provision protocols, program development, community organizing, community outreach and liaison, serve as the commander's representative for matters related to family support, communicate on behalf of the command utilizing a variety of media/social media.
The candidate shall possess a bachelor's degree in education, human/social services or a related field OR four years' experience providing social service education, or work/family life consultation or coordination services.
The candidate shall have a minimum of two years' experience coordinating social service education programs.
U.S. Citizenship required. Candidates selected must have/ be eligible to obtain an active Government required clearance.
Planned Systems International provides our customers with value-added management consulting and information technology services that consistently deliver success, and we are recognized as a world-class provider of innovative solutions that benefit mankind. From Systems Lifecycle Support and Healthcare IT Solutions to Network and Desktop Solutions and e-Business, PSI is focused on making our clients' businesses run smoother and better. With a highly trained technical staff, we apply state-of-the-art information technologies, the industry's most advanced methodologies, and broad-based support services to clients in U.S. Government agencies and the commercial sector.
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, including:
Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Protected Veterans.
NOTE TO JOB SERVICE:
VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referrals of Protected Veterans.